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29.12.2015
New: HBw-Aktuell 01/2016 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic computer page: the world's first "laptop" with color screen
  • Watchmakers and calculators — special exhibit in the Arithmeum
  • Book: The Development of Typewriters in Germany
  • Swap meet in Pfäffikon, December 4, 2015
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

01.12.2015
Historische Bürowelt No. 102 released

This issue contains

  • The mysterious Brunsviga PJ
  • The Okafold enveloping machine
  • Life stories: like father like son
  • The ticker-tape and its basket
    (english translation in the members area)
  • With quality to success: Stoewer, Monofix, Orga
  • 60 long years: The Victor Adding Machine Company
  • Adolf Bordt: his companies, partners, and calculators
    (with appendix in the members area)

Martin Reese

01.12.2015
New: HBw-Aktuell 12/2015 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • Second meeting of Swiss slide rule collectors
  • The historic computer page: Kenbak-1, the world’s first personal computer
  • Regional meeting in Essen
  • Lively regional meeting in Benningen am Neckar
  • Office antiques auction in Cologne and the meeting after
  • The "Enigma" at the typewriter museum in Partschins
  • Board of directors' report, May 2014 - November 2015
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

03.11.2015
New: HBw-Aktuell 11/2015 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The Infotec 6000 "remote copier" or fax machine (1974)
  • North German regional meeting in Braak
  • Collectors’ meeting in Anzendorf, Austria
  • Book presentation: The Development of Calculators in Germany
  • Purpose of a pin wheel platen in an IBM Selectric
  • Dingwerth archive almost completely cataloged
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

29.09.2015
New: HBw-Aktuell 10/2015 (member area)

In this issue (among others):

  • The historic computer page: IME KB-6 Remote Station
  • Regional meeting in Essen
  • Report on meeting in Wassertrüdingen
  • A third DMG typewriter has surfaced
  • New books on calculators
and, as usual: advertisements, market reflections, this & that ...

Peter Muckermann

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